Los Angeles Times
Date: 2012-02-24
Author: August Brown, Los Angeles Times

Article Mentions
Author, August Brown, Los Angeles Times
Mentioned, Pharrell Williams
Mentioned, Ron Howard
Mentioned, N.E.R.D
Mentioned, Hans Zimmer
Mentioned, The Neptunes
Mentioned, N.E.R.D.
Mentioned, The Lion
Mentioned, Hollywood
The two had only one rule when writing the music for the awards show: Try anything. And they did, drawing from Zimmer's evocative film scores and Williams' beat-driven sound art.The first time Hans Zimmer made Pharrell Williams' head spin was in 2005, when the former was composing the score for the Ron Howard blockbuster "The Da Vinci Code." Williams, half of the lauded hip-hop production duo The Neptunes and a third of the experimental rock group N.E.R.D., had heard through a mutual friend, music-supervisor Kathy Nelson, that he and Zimmer (one of Hollywood's most in-demand composers, with Oscar- and Grammy-winning credits including "The Lion King" and "The Dark Knight") were fans of concept-based composing styles....(read more)
... The two had only one rule when writing the music for the awards show: Try anything. And they did, drawing from Zimmer's evocative film scores and Williams' beat-driven sound art.The first time Hans Zimmer made Pharrell Williams' ...
... head spin was in 2005, when the former was composing the score for the Ron Howard ...
... blockbuster "The Da Vinci Code." Williams, half of the lauded hip-hop production duo The Neptunes and a third of the experimental rock group N.E.R.D ...
... ., had heard through a mutual friend, music-supervisor Kathy Nelson, that he and Zimmer (one of Hollywood's most in-demand composers, with Oscar- and Grammy-winning credits including "The Lion King" and "The Dark Knight") were fans of concept-based ...


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